He thought he was a farmer
But then the angel came.
He called him “Mighty Warrior”
Why, he knew Gideon’s name!
He took his father’s big old ox
And pulled the idol down
They had an awful ruckus
In Gideon’s home town!
Mighty man of Valor,
Put your fleeces out;
God will make it dry or wet,
You’ll know what you’re about!
Many men made soldiers,
But God said, “No!
A bunch of these guys
Will have to go!”
“I don’t make mistakes,
And I want the world to know
That I won the battle
Not you men from below!
Take your soldiers for a drink,
Let a few more go...
Those that lap like dogs,
Well, send those fellows home!
Now sneak into the camp site
Of your enemy...
Get your lanterns ready,
Bugles on key...
Shout “I serve the living God!”
Praise Me now, and sing!
Know you serve a living God
Who can do anything!
©© 2007 by Joan Clifton Costner
Under His Wings Heavenly Poetry
Joan is a Heavenly Inspirations Author.
This poem may be used in its entirety, with credits in tact,
for non-profit ministering purposes.
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW
Read more articles by Joan Costner or search for articles on the same topic or others.
Like reading Christian Articles? Check out some more options. Read articles in
Free Reprints, Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or our highly acclaimed Challenge Articles.
JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and Spread the Gospel.
The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer
TRUST JESUS TODAY
ALL SINS FORGIVEN
Free Audio Bible 500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com